Kothagudem: The grand establishment of biometric system in Ration shops turns futile as ration card beneficiaries are facing problem due to not functioning of biometric machines. The biometric system is being implemented from January 1st. All the ration shops dealers have been implemented boimetric system in the Bhadradri-Kothagudem district.
Beneficiaries retuning empty-handed from a fair price shop in Kothagudem
For this purpose, the District Civil Supply Department had trained dealers and given the biometric machines to them. But it became troublemaker to the beneficiaries in the Ration Shops. The Biometric machines are not working properly, it is struck when the beneficiary giving thumb impression.
A beneficiary R Rama Laxmi speaking to The Hans India said that it is festival time we need ration, but we are not getting ration because of not functioning of biometric machines. Every day I am coming back without ration, she added. A dealer of the Ration shop said that due to the poor signal machine is not working.